Vermont - Megabucks Plus



Past Results

Wednesday 28 Feb 2024
  • 21
  • 22
  • 24
  • 25
  • 30
  • 6
Jackpot
$13,600,000


Winning Numbers

The Most Common Drawn Megabucks Plus Numbers - Hot Numbers
21
Drawn 80 times
1 Days ago
28 Feb 2024
35
Drawn 79 times
31 Days ago
29 Jan 2024
31
Drawn 78 times
3 Days ago
26 Feb 2024
2
Drawn 76 times
5 Days ago
24 Feb 2024
16
Drawn 74 times
43 Days ago
17 Jan 2024
4
Drawn 104 times
17 Days ago
12 Feb 2024
The Least Often Drawn Megabucks Plus Numbers - Cold Numbers
10
Drawn 46 times
43 Days ago
17 Jan 2024
30
Drawn 50 times
1 Days ago
28 Feb 2024
15
Drawn 52 times
3 Days ago
26 Feb 2024
5
Drawn 53 times
19 Days ago
10 Feb 2024
6
Drawn 54 times
19 Days ago
10 Feb 2024
6
Drawn 80 times
1 Days ago
28 Feb 2024
The statistics are generated from 2019 to the latest draw


Megabucks Plus

Megabucks is a tri-state lottery operated in Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire.

Draws are held twice weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 19:59 local time, with ticket sales ending at 19:50 local time and resuming immediately afterward. 

Tickets cost $2.00.

To play, choose five main numbers from 1 to 41 and a Megaball number from 1 to 6. Players can go for a Quick Pick for a full set of randomly generated numbers or can Quick Pick the main numbers or Megaball number only.

Advance Play is available for up to 20 draws at a time.

Jackpot

Megabucks has a minimum guaranteed jackpot of $1 million.

This is a rollover lottery with no caps.

The biggest ever winning Megabucks jackpot was $12.5 million in March 2014.

Odds and Prizes

The odds of winning the Megabucks jackpot are 1 in 4,496,388.

There are nine different prize tiers, with overall odds of winning a prize at 1 in 6.

Prize category Numbers Matched Winning Odds Winning Odds %
1 5, plus Megaball 1 in 4,496,388 0.00002
2 5 1 in 899,278 0.0001
3 4, plus Megaball 1 in 24,980 0.004
4 4 1 in 4,996 0.02
5 3, plus Megaball 1 in 714 0.14
6 3 1 in 143 0.7
7 2, plus Megaball 1 in 63 1.59
8 2 1 in 13 7.7
9 1, plus Megaball 1 in 15 6.67

Payout and Taxes

The Megabucks jackpot can be paid out as a cash lump sum or in annual instalments, with jackpot winners having 60 days from the date of the draw to make a decision. If the state lottery is not notified in time, the prize will default to annual payments.

Players have up to one year to claim prizes.

All US lottery winnings over $600 are reported to the Inland Revenue Service, with prizes over $5,000 having 25% deducted for federal tax. 

Players in Vermont pay an additional 6% in state tax, while players in Maine pay 5%, with lottery prizes in New Hampshire being tax free.

Who Can Play Megabucks?

Players must be at least 18 years of age to buy a Megabucks ticket.

Tickets are sold at authorized lottery outlets across Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

Megabucks is currently not available outside the three participating states, nor overseas via Lottery Agent websites.

History of Megabucks

Launched in 1985, Megabucks was the first multi-jurisdictional lottery in the United States. The game became known as Megabucks Plus in Maine in 2009, with the ticket price increasing from $1.00 to $2.00 in all three states.